"What drew me to politics in the first place was the fact that I wanted to have a place to take a stand and use my voice to express what I believed in. But I've no longer got any political aspirations. I feel that as a politician, fifty per cent of people would hate you before you even left the house."
"Shearer could be at 100 per cent fitness, but not peak fitness."
"Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built."
"About 20 per cent of the population believe themselves to have a food allergy and only about five per cent actually do."
"I have no qualms about saying I am more confident in the medical treatment in America. The breast cancer survival rate is 20 per cent higher than in the UK."
"I found it peculiar that those who wanted to take military action could - with 100 per cent certainty - know that the weapons existed and turn out to have zero knowledge of where they were."
"Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion."
"It's really cool when a guy tips 20 per cent quickly and effortlessly so that when the check comes, he opens it and signs his name and done."
"There are less than 1 per cent of anorexic girls, but there more than 30 per cent of girls in France - I don't know about England - that are much, much overweight. And it is much more dangerous and very bad for the health."
"Women are not making it to the top. A hundred and ninety heads of state nine are women. Of all the people in parliament in the world, thirteen per cent are women. In the corporate sector, women at the top - C-level jobs, board seats - tops out at fifteen, sixteen per cent."
Definition for "per cent"
- Alternative spelling of percent.
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